1. Loaded Joe's
Vail: Their protein smoothie is fantastic - and a rare find in Vail!
2. George Restaurant & Pub
Vail: A subterranean must-visit hot spot. The whole town can be quiet but this place will still be swarming with locals and visitors alike.
3. Frost Bar
Vail: Fantastic mixed drinks and swanky atmosphere.
Vail: Perhaps the classiest bar in Vail and definitely the classiest bowling we've ever seen.
5. Red Lion
Vail: A Vail institution.
6. Shakedown Bar
Vail: Lots of live, acoustic guitar and plenty of late night shenanigans.
7. Los Amigos
Vail: Popular for its deck with a view of the mountains on one side and large windows that open up onto Bridge St on the other. Kid's menu offers American basics along with kid-friendly Mexican options.
8. Vail Chophouse
Vail: Kid-friendly drawing/activities on request and good kid's menu.
9. Garfinkel's Bar & Grill
Vail: A hot spot on sunny, warm days, Garfinkel's (or Garf's) is known for its outstanding deck. Apps like nachos, sweet potato fries & big soft pretzels are popular. Good kid's menu.
Vail: Multi-level restaurant offers whatever experience you are looking for: pizza bar, sit-down restaurant and big, sunny back deck.
11. Blue Moose Pizza
Vail: Pizza ranges from the classics to creative mixes of truffle oil and crimini mushrooms.
12. Pazzo's Pizza
Vail: Great pizza and calzones. Simple, affordable kid's menu. Huge portions of pasta.
13. Sweet Basil
Vail: Wonderful for lunch, fantastic for dinner - be sure to make a reservation!
14. Terra Bistro
Vail: A locals favorite, the food is truly exquisite. Reservations strongly recommended.
Vail: Incredible food, drinks and atmosphere.
16. Bart & Yeti's
Vail: A Vail institution!
17. JP's Old Forge Pizza
Vail: Try the paninis.
18. Marble Slab Creamery
Vail: Fantastic ice cream! Can't beat $2 Tuesdays.
19. Loaded Joe's
Vail: Great coffees in the AM and drink specials for Apres.
20. The 10th
Vail: If you don't want to have the full sit-down experience, the bar area is a great place to grab a beverage and a bite from the full menu.
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